Biden approves major disaster declaration over Texas deep freeze

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Joe Biden has approved a major disaster declaration for Texas, which has suffered widespread power blackouts and water shortages during a deep freeze, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (Fema) said on Saturday.

Related: Why the cold weather caused huge Texas blackouts – a visual explainer

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